Tools for Discovery is a monthly profile series that inspects the computer programs, gadgets and methods behind WID’s ideas and discoveries.
From undergraduate Hilldale Fellows to national and international scholar awards, WID students and faculty gained significant recognition for their efforts and contributions.
Michael Ferris (Optimization) and Wendy Crone (BIONATES) receive 20/20 awards.
Epigenetics researcher Peter Lewis has linked a histone mutation to a rare pediatric bone cancer, an important step in understanding and treating more common cancers.
UW-Madison juniors affiliated with WID researchers, Eddie Ruiz and Stephanie Seymour, launch first issue of The Journal of Undergraduate Science and Technology (JUST).
Expert in the area of digital health information and communication begins new position August 15th.
Systems Biology researchers explore the importance of community history and assembly when considering microbial communities in a paper in Nature Communications.
Field Day Lab’s ‘Sustainable U’ game allows users to learn about systems of sustainability while exploring the UW-Madison campus. The free app is now available for iOS and Android.
New genome editing technique can target single letters of DNA sequence.
Mentoring 49 Ph.D. students during his active time at UW-Madison and shaping the careers of many more, including WID’s John Yin, Ed Lightfoot and his iconic textbook Transport Phenomena continue to push interdisciplinary research forward.
Dr. Kevin Ponto speaks to WTMJ Wisconsin Weekend Morning News.
The Living Environments Lab at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery takes outreach seriously. On April 1, the lab welcomed dozens of students from the Wisconsin Indian Education Association Conference into the CAVE and Dev Lab to experience 3D virtual environments.
The Epigenetics theme at WID is putting mass spectrometry to use in new ways with specialized workflows designed to uncover the mysteries of chromatin.
Discovery fellows Rebecca Willett and Rob Nowak are creating algorithms to make sense of big data and help machines learn.
The magazine is using crowdsourcing algorithms developed by WID researchers to find the funniest cartoon captions
Tools for Discovery is a regular profile series that inspects the computer programs, gadgets and methods behind WID’s ideas and discoveries.
Randolph Ashton and Ethan Lippmann have developed a culture medium for producing neural cell populations (caudal lateral epiblasts, posterior neuroectoderm, posterior neuroepithelial cells or motor neurons) with desired positional identity within the hindbrain or spinal cord.
Within the past year NEOS has made its services more resilient, sophisticated and diverse.
The new discovery.wisc.edu web design highlights the unique form and function of the Discovery Building.
Victor Zavala, WID Optimization Affiliate and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, spoke at the Discovery Seminar Series in February, 2016, about optimization of energy systems.
Siftr from the Field Day Lab creates a clearinghouse for the creation of citizen science projects.
Professor Thomas Rutherford, WID Optimization, and colleagues used numerical models to examine whether the threat of carbon tariffs might lower the cost of reductions in world carbon emissions in a paper published in the February issue of the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.
Thanks to the research of Professor Lih-Sheng (Tom) Turng, plastics can have applications in products ranging from eyeglass lenses to engineered tissues.
Discovery Fellow Laura Albert McLay talks to the Cap Times about military maneuvers, the lottery, March Madness and the satisfaction she derives from teaching.
Patti Brennan and Kevin Ponto illuminate the CAVE for a B1G television audience.